International Conference Representative
At the District Spring conference in Richmond, the International Speech Contest was held.
The winner of this contest was VIRGIL THORNTON with his speech, "The Power of Words".
Virgil will be representing the district this summer at the international convention in Las Vegas.
Details about the International Convention can be found at https://www.toastmasters.org/Events/2015-International-Convention
(See Event Photos from the conference!)
Congratulations Virgil !!
Upcoming Training Event
The first round of training for the 2015-2016 year is scheduled for June 20 and July 25, 2015. This Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) will feature officer training, educational sessions and networking opportunities. This training will be held district-wide in three locations.
Countdown to First Training Event!
New District Leadership (2015-2016)
The following Toastmasters will serve as our districts leadership for 2015-2016:
- District Director: Regie Ford
- Program Quality Director: Charles Gates
- Club Growth Director: Naomi Lewis
- Finance Manager: Kim Powell
- Division A Director: Amy Flowers
- Division B Director: Keith Hicks
- Division C Director: Linda Kennedy
- Division D Director: Laura Siebert
- Division E Director: Perry Neal
The following are the winners for the various incentives for 2014-2015
- I did it:
- Individual: Pat Copper, Amy Flowers, Glenn Hadley
- Club: Augusta Club
- Area: Area 15
- Division: Division A
- Traveling Toastmaster:
- Individual: Linda Kennedy, DTM
- Club: Peninsula Powerhouse Speakers
- Area: Area 44
- Division: Division D
- Newsletter Contest: The Best Part Toastmasters
- Website Contest: Peninsula Powerhouse Speakers
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We Have the Best Clubs!!!
Check out the final "Hall of Fame" for the "Half by Half" challenge.
View our District Governor's latest letter to the district
Many Hands Make Light Work
The district can use your assistance on many tasks. Some of these include: visiting new clubs, club coaching, club mentoring, helping organize, working on this website, writing newsletter articles, and reviewing content. We will work with you and your schedule! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. We welcome you to join our team!!! (Some tasks may even count towards educational awards!)
Who We Are
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